Utrecht, KwaZulu-Natal continues to deal with water supply issues. However, the Amajuba District Mayor, Cllr Ndabuko Zulu has taken a hands-on approach to resolve the long-standing issue.
Recently, Cllr Zulu held a meeting with the Emadlangeni (Utrecht) Municipality’s Water War Room. According to the District Municipality’s Communications Unit, the main objective of the meeting was to present water intervention/solutions to the leadership of Emadlageni local Municipality.
During the meeting, Utrecht Municipality’s Mayor, Cllr Mzwakhe Buthelezi, presented the current status of the water situation in Emadlangeni local municipality, including the huge challenges such as loadshedding playing a significant role in the continued water interruptions.
Offering assistance to the community, Cllr Zulu ensured that the following interventions would be implemented in the Northern KwaZulu-Natal town:
- Four water tankers
- One honey sucker
- The Repair and maintenance of 10 boreholes
- The provision of three generators to assist the power for the 10 boreholes
- One generator, which will provide power to the Reservoir during load shedding.
- One generator for the pump station
Cllr Zulu also appealed to staff tasked with providing water to communities to go beyond the call of duty in sorting out the water issues.
In closure, Cllr Buthelezi welcomed the intervention with great enthusiasm and further emphasised that he looked forward to a progressive relationship with the Mayor of Amajuba, Cllr Zulu.
Hopefully, this news brings some relief to our Utrecht readers.
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